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Weston County Health Services
(866) 871-8490
1124 Washington Blvd
Newcastle, WY
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11/21/2012 An OurParents User Writes: Weston County Health Services is an average sized, for profit, nursing home with 54 beds based in Newcastle, WY. At last check, the facility had 53 residents indicating that it is 98% occupied which is more than average within the state of Wyoming. The provider accepts both medicare and medicaid programs, and provides resident counseling services.
This nursing home is located in a hospital. As of November 2012, the medicare rating for Weston County Health Services, was 4 stars, which is a better rating than 89% of nursing homes in Wyoming. Important to note that this facility has recently detriorated and has gone from 5 stars to 4 stars.
We have compared the detailed Medicare data for Weston County Health Services with other senior care providers in Wyoming. When compare to the state averages for staffing, the number of registered nurse (RN) hours per resident per day is about average; Certified nursing assistant (CNA) hours per resident per day is about average; The number of licensed practical (LPN) or vocational nurse hours per resident per day is lower than average. The most recent health inspection was on 11/03/2011.
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Description of Weston County Health Services in Newcastle, WY

Number of Beds : 54

Weston County Health Services, located in Newcastle, Wyoming provides the following services: Nursing Home and Skilled Nursing Facility. It accepts the following payment methods: Medicare and Medicaid. Weston County Health Services has received 4 stars from Medicare and an average user review rating of 4 stars. Weston County Health Services has an average hospital, Weston County Health Services, located nearby, which scored a 70 out of 100 in its most recent Medicare review. The Weston County Health Services's nearest hospital is 0 miles away. The zipcode (82701) in Wyoming, where Weston County Health Services is located, has an average safety rating based on recent crime statistics. A more detailed description of the types of care for Weston County Health Services can be found here.

Weston County Health Services is a nursing home. It provides medical nursing service for seniors with serious illnesses or disabilities twenty-four hours a day, delivered by registered nurses, licensed practical nurses, and certified nurse aids.

Nursing care facilities cater to several types of patients: some patients require short-term rehab while recovering from surgery; others require long-term nursing and medical supervision. In addition, some nursing homes offer specialized care programs for Alzheimer's or other illnesses, or short-term respite care for frail or disabled persons when a family member requires a rest from providing care in the home. Please note that you can help compare nursing homes by looking at the Medicare ratings of a given facility (Medicare has a 5-star rating system for comparing nursing homes). There are various ways for paying for care in a nursing home. Make sure you know your loved one's Medicare and Medicaid eligibility, and understand how you can use tools like long term care insurance to pay for nursing home care.

Also, Weston County Health Services is a skilled nursing facility (SNF). It is primarily engaged in providing skilled nursing care and related services for residents who require medical or nursing care; or rehabilitation services for the rehabilitation of injured, disabled, or sick persons.

Skilled nursing facilities cater to patients who either need short-term rehab while recovering from surgery; or require long-term nursing and medical supervision. Skilled Nursing facilities are very often associated with area hospitals.

Source: SNAPforSeniors, Inc.



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    Demographic Profile for Newcastle, WY,82701

    Annual Crime
    82701 Avg.
    Violent Crimes 3 4
    Property Crimes 4 4
    Weather Conditions
    Average High Temperature ° F
    Average Low Temperature ° F
    Rainy Days 21%
    Average Rainfall 0 inches
    Average Snowfall 0 inches
    Provided By EPA; Closer to 100 is better
    Air Quality 98 / 100
    Water Quality 52 / 100
    Superfund Sites 100 / 100
    Physicians per 100k 76.1
    Cost Of Living
    Compared to the National Average
    Overall 24% Below
    Cost of Food 2% Above
    Utilities 20% Below
    Miscellaneous 4% Below
    High School Graduate
    Associate Degree
    Undergraduate Degree
    Graduate Degree 4.48%
    Male Population 51.20%
    Female Population 48.80%
    Median Age 42.5 Years
    Average Individual Income
    Average Household Income $45,417
    Population Change
    Religions Breakdown of religious affiliations in Newcastle WY
    Percent Religious 33.88%
    Catholic 11.37%
    Methodist 6.14%
    Lutheran 4.53%
    Other Christian 4.11%
    LDS 3.21%
    Pentecostal 2.58%
    All Other 1.93%
    Breakdown of ethnicities in Newcastle WY
    White  94.6%
    Hispanic/Latino  2.2%
    Multiracial  1.3%
    Native American  1%
    Black  0.2%
    Other  0.2%
    Asian  0.2%

    Please Note Zip code-level crime information is provided by U.S. Census data. OurParents ALWAYS recommends that you visit the facility and check with local law enforcement authorities, and draw your own conclusions about the safety of any given care provider and area.